Here is the library's updated fall schedule. Events are at the Crestview Public Library, 1445 Commerce Drive, unless otherwise stated.


Halloween Movie Marathon: noon to 5:45 p.m. Oct. 31. Come enjoy free popcorn and family movies on the projector all afternoon long. Visit for the movie schedule.

Intro to Genealogy: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 16. A free mini-seminar hosted by the Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County on the basics of genealogical research. Sign up required.

Noel Night: 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 19. A fun night for the whole family with treats, music, activities, and more!


Adult Services and Programs

Adult Coloring Therapy: 5-6 p.m. third Mondays. Enjoy hot tea, relaxing music, and intricate coloring.

Poetry Jam: 6-7:30 p.m. second Tuesdays.Community volunteer-led. Share your poetry, music, and more with an eclectic group of writers and artists.

Trivia Night: 6-7:30 p.m. first Mondays or as noted. Come compete in pub-style trivia for a $25 Amazon card and books and movie prizes. Team Limit: 6 people.

Adult Chess Club: 5-7:45 p.m. Mondays. Community volunteer-led. Play chess with members of the community. All skill levels welcome. Contact Jim Terrell,, for more information.

Scrabble Club: 11 a.m. Thursdays or 5-6 p.m. third Mondays. Come join and enjoy a game of Scrabble with word lovers.

Crestview Writer’s Support Group: 6-7:45 p.m. fourth Mondays. Community volunteer-led. Published and unpublished writers challenge and encourage each other. Email Tami,, for more information.

Overbooked Book Club: fourth Saturdays at different locations in the city. Community volunteer-led. Email Regiene at for the current book and next meeting place.

Emerald Coast Bag Ladies: 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Community volunteer-led. Experienced and learning crochet enthusiasts welcome to help make mats for the homeless out of shopping bags.

Okaloosa Walton Career Source Mobile Unit: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, or as noted, in the library parking lot.

One-On-One Computer and Technology Tutoring: Available by appointment. Call 850-682-4432 and ask for Sharon or Melissa.

NorthWest Florida Astronomy Association: 6:30-7:45 p.m. fourth Tuesdays. Community volunteer-led. Experienced NWFAA members teach about different topics.

Intro to Sewing: 3-5 p.m. Thursdays. Community volunteer-led by Dottie. Learn the ins and outs of basic sewing, machine usage, and more. Sign up required.

Coffee and Craft: 10 a.m. to noon second Saturdays. Enjoy hot beverages while learning to make a monthly craft. Sign up required.

Proctoring: Available by appointment only with a two weeks notice. Call 850-682-4432 to schedule, or email or

Youth Services and Programs

Ready Readers Class Ages 0-2: 10:15 a.m. or 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays, as noted. Features stories, easy-to-follow songs and rhymes, and more for fostering early literacy. Sign in starts 15 minutes prior to class.

Ready Readers Class Ages 3-5: 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays, as noted. Features stories, easy-to-follow songs and rhymes, a simple craft, and more for fostering early literacy. Sign in starts 15 minutes prior to class.

Family Library Time: Monthly Friday event featuring new adventures for the whole family. Check out our online calendar,, for more information.

Lego Free Play: 4-5 p.m. third Tuesdays. Come enjoy tons of Legos and make new friends. For ages 6 and up.

Kids Chess Club: 3:15-5 p.m. first and third Thursdays. Come make new friends and learn the game of chess. For ages 6 and up.

Teen Time: 2 p.m. Fridays. Enjoy video games and special monthly events for sixth- through 12th-graders.